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TUESDAY, JUNE 5 Industrial Management Council Training Session—“Giving and Receiving Feedback”—$90 members, $130 non-members—8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.—Training and Development Center, 919 Culver Road—Call Edna Smith at 224-2727 for additional information. Speechcrafters 1044 Toastmasters Club Meeting—6 p.m.—Location TBA—Visitors are welcome—Call ...

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Consumer confidence rises in May

U.S. consumer confidence showed signs of stabilizing in May as Americans were more optimistic about the long-term jobs outlook, the Conference Board said today. The organization’s index of consumer attitudes jumped to 115.5 in May, up from 109.9 in April ...

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Founder of armored-car firm to retire

The founder and CEO of Armored Motor Service of America Inc. plans to step down this week. When he retires on May 31, James Nealy will be succeeded by the Victor-based company’s president, Michael Bucci. The company ranks among the ...

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Cooper Cos. wraps up acquisition

The Coopers Cos. Inc. has completed its acquisition of cosmetic contact lens manufacturer CL-Tinters Oy. CL-Tinters applies the colored tints to Fairport-based CooperVision Inc.’s cosmetic contact lenses. The California-based Cooper Cos. paid approximately $14 million for the company and may ...

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Wolcott Humphrey II to leave post

Wolcott Humphrey II Tuesday said he is retiring as chairman of Financial Institutions Inc., a post he has held since 1992. Based in Warsaw, Wyoming County, FII (Nasdaq: FISI) is a holding company with five banks and one investment brokerage, ...

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Corning, Alcatel ink licensing pact

Corning Inc. today signed a cross-licensing agreement with Paris-based Alcatel Alsthom S.A. for photonic components and specialty photonic fibers. Both Steuben County-based Corning and Alcatel–a telecommunications equipment giant currently in merger talks with Lucent Technologies Inc.–will permit access to each ...

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Wolcott Humphrey II to leave post

Wolcott Humphrey II today said he is retiring as chairman of Financial Institutions Inc., a post he has held since 1992. Based in Warsaw, Wyoming County, FII (Nasdaq: FISI) is a holding company with five banks and one investment brokerage, ...

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Corning, Alcatel ink licensing pact

Corning Inc. Tuesday signed a cross-licensing agreement with Paris-based Alcatel Alsthom S.A. for photonic components and specialty photonic fibers. Both Steuben County-based Corning and Alcatel–a telecommunications equipment giant currently in merger talks with Lucent Technologies Inc.–will permit access to each ...

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Cooper Cos. wraps up acquisition

The Coopers Cos. Inc. has completed its acquisition of cosmetic contact lens manufacturer CL-Tinters Oy. CL-Tinters applies the colored tints to Fairport-based CooperVision Inc.’s cosmetic contact lenses. The California-based Cooper Cos. paid approximately $14 million for the company and may ...

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Founder of armored-car firm to retire

The founder and CEO of Armored Motor Service of America Inc. plans to step down this week. When he retires on May 31, James Nealy will be succeeded by the Victor-based company’s president, Michael Bucci. Bucci will continue with plans ...

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Consumer spending climbs in April

Americans spent more than they earned in April, the Commerce Department said. The report shows consumer spending remains strong despite the weakened U.S. economy. Personal income grew at a 0.3 percent annual rate, but spending on goods and services grew ...

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Pro golfer Martin can use cart in tourneys

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 7-2 vote today that a federal anti-discrimination law requires that disabled golfer Casey Martin be allowed to ride in a cart between shots, rather than walk the course, during professional competition.

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Court rejects affirmative action challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a challenge to the use of race as a factor in university admission decisions to achieve a diverse student body. Without comment, the high court denied an appeal arguing the University of Washington Law ...

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